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. and notably among those trying to help was paul ryan. >> what i think this all means, maria, is whoever wins this election basically is going to determine what this looks like next year. yeah, we are stuck with this current situation and the log jam that has to be broken is going to have to come up on november 6th to decide which of these two features do they want and what we're saying is here's what we'll do if we win this election. here's what the tax system is going to look like and all of those things. trying to be as clear as possible to the country so they know what they're getting if they support us. >> so they know what they're getting. whoever wins this election. congressman paul ryan saying whoever wins gets to decide which plan for taxes and spending the country's going to get. we are trying to be as clear as possible, he says, about the choice between our republican plan and the democrat's plan. that's what this election is going to be about. make a choice, america. choose the republican idea or the democratic idea and then we'll have to live with it. that's what paul ryan said l
in washington is the paul ryan budget. it's the same budget paul ryan and romney ran on in the election when they lost with the weaknesses that caused them to lose like taking a hatchet to health care and the generous tax cut to the rich that somehow pays for its. what you want details? you know better than that. this is groundhog day in republican politics. soon, they are going to float hillary clinton is going to replace joe biden as vice president again. all of this stuff, the welfare lie, the obama phone lie. the kill medicare budget that we don't have to explain, trust us. it's republicans trying to get traction on stuff they did not get traction on before when they were busy trying not to lose in the november elections and they lost anyway. in that election, it was actually the democrats who really did get traction on part of that issue. it was democrats who did get traction when this tape showed the republicans real argument on this stuff and all the naked behind closed doors glory. the republican's presidential campaign showing 47% of the country was accustomed to voting. romney sayi
he would speak out against paul ryan's new budget. i think on the issues more sexually oriented that he probably won't change the church's traditional teaching on this. but what i do have some hope for is that he appears to get touched by experiences of real people with real needs and real issues. so i'm hoping as he becomes pope for the global church that he will be touched by other people and see their struggles, see their efforts. and let his heart be broken by that. >> as somebody who has been so involved in this personally as you are means of serving your church and your way of expressing your faith, do you feel like you have learned that there are better ways and worse ways for the church to be involved as a political actor? to be part of policy conversations and political debates? >> oh, absolutely. i think when we get too identified with an ideal that is politically held that we can hold on to the ideal with losing sight of the gospel. but when you have to stay rooted in the gospel and jesus is called to welcome in everyone, welcome in those at the margins, even when it
last year's presidential campaign republican vice presidential candidate paul ryan claimed he thought social security was an important program. his policies didn't support that necessarily. that's what he said. because when he explained his father died tragically as a teenager his mom was able to keep the family afloat thanks to social security survivor benefits. new jersey republican chris christie was no federal tax spend liberal but when hurricane sandy devastatf devastated his states he became one of the most vocal advocate for the government to spend billions immediately to help out his and other states. for his republican governor rick squlot spent years and millions of dollars of his own money fighting obama care tooth and nail now says he supports that laws expansion of medicaid in his state. the governor said his change of heart came when his own elderly mother died last year. empathy, especially in elected officials, is a good thing. but there is also something frustratingly blinkered and limited about this form of persuasion. if it's going to take every anti-gay politician
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